By Richard Hugo

Richard Hugo, whom Carolyn Kizer has referred to as” probably the most passionate, full of life, and sincere poets living,” right here bargains a unprecedented number of new poems, every one a “letter” or a “dream.” either letters and goals are specified manifestations of alone-ness; Hugo’s unique senses of alone-ness, of locations, and of different everyone is the forces at the back of his distinctively American and more and more authoritative poetic voice.

Each letter is written from a selected position that Hugo has made his personal (a “triggering town,” as he has referred to as it in other places) to a chum, a fellow poet, an outdated love. We learn over the poet’s shoulder because the city triggers the mind's eye, the friendship is re-opened, the poet’s selfhood is explored and illuminated. The “dreams” happen all at once (as desires do) one of the letters; their haunting photos supply extra intensity to the poet’s exploration. Are we overhearing them? who's the “you” that dreams?

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